Allison Janney

Biography: Allison comes from a family of performers -- her mother was an actress and her father and brother are musicians.

Her youthful dreams of becoming an Olympic figure skater were curtailed by an accident in which she was injured colliding with a glass door.

Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio
Neighborhood Playhouse, New York
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London

Discovered by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Height: 6' 0"

Became engaged to actor Richard Jenik on May 17, 2004

Allison Janney's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 90 Finding Nemo
Lowest Metascore: 26 A Thousand Words
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 30
  2. Negative: 5 out of 30
30 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 The Object of My Affection Apr 17, 1998 Constance Miller 6.0
67 Private Parts Mar 7, 1997 Dee Dee 8.2
80 Big Night Sep 20, 1996 Ann 8.5